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Medical Research (INACTIVE)

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  • After years of fighting, federal government releases Medicare data

    After years of fighting, federal government releases Medicare data
    It's well known that America's health-care system is the most expensive in the world, and part of the reason for that is a lack of transparency. That is changing Wednesday. After refusing for decades to open the records, the federal government for the...
  • Pressure growing in the battle against cancer

    Despite advances in cancer research, Pennsylvania faces increasing threats — partly caused by those very advances — in treating the relentless disease, a panel of oncologists said Tuesday. The threats include insufficient numbers of cancer...
  • Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet soda?

    Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet soda?
    When I was director of the Congressional Budget Office, I was testifying so frequently to the Senate Finance Committee that the chairman granted me a special exception to the committee rules: He allowed me to drink diet soda rather than just water...
  • TransLife Center opens door to residents to heal, regain control

    TransLife Center opens door to residents to heal, regain control
    Keisha Allen knows that the challenges of being a homeless transgender woman in Chicago are steep. On top of navigating a burdened homeless-services system to find food and shelter each day, she and many women have also faced prejudice, ignorance and...
  • Chicago races to run in April

    Chicago races to run in April
    Now that the snow has melted and the sidewalks and streets are actually visible, it's time to lace up those running shoes. RedEye has compiled a list of April races to run in Chicago. (Information subject to change.) April 12 >> Be the Match 5K...
  • Ex-South Lake High teacher charged with having sex with former student

    A former teacher and coach at South Lake High School in Groveland was arrested today and charged with having sex with a former student following an investigation that started last year, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Michael Ryan, 45, of Clermont...
  • Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories

     Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories
    We all have things we'd like to forget — being the victim of a crime, a bad relationship, an embarrassing faux pas. What if we could erase those bad memories? Or at least take the edge off them? Over the last 10 or 15 years, researchers have...
  • Anti-drug group urges Legislature to drop "Charlotte's Web," back pure cannabis extract research

    Anti-drug group urges Legislature to drop "Charlotte's Web,"  back pure cannabis extract research
    updated 4:30 p.m. 4/8/14 with comments from Florida Medical Cannabis Association. An anti-drug group is urging lawmakers to reconsider two bills moving through the Florida Legislature that would legalize a medical marijuana oil extract that could help...
  • As more men seek low-T treatment, controversy rises

    As more men seek low-T treatment, controversy rises
    Central Floridians have probably heard the ads on local radio: "Feel young again! Get your staying power back! Lose fat and gain muscle!" What man could resist the promises made by clinics offering to cure him of his low testosterone? But as with most...
  • Researchers aim to build database of brain health

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Quick: Find the fruit! Feed the fish! List a sequence of steps, in reverse! Your online test results aren't pass-fail. You aren't graded. But your scores give valuable snapshots of your mental flexibility and memory, contributing to what...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: The risk of sustaining a concussion is higher after already having one

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter, 17, was hit while playing soccer last fall and suffered a mild concussion. Her doctor says it's OK for her to play again in the spring, but I'm worried. Isn't she more likely to get another concussion if she's had one...